openSUSE Security Update : kvm (kvm-1545)

High Nessus Plugin ID 42865


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update of QEMU KVM fixes the following bugs :

- CVE-2009-3616: CVSS v2 Base Score: 8.5 use-after-free bug in VNC code which might be used to execute code on the host system injected from the guest system

- CVE-2009-3638: CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.2 integer overflow in kvm_dev_ioctl_get_supported_cpuid()

- CVE-2009-3640: CVSS v2 Base Score: 2.1 update_cr8_intercept() NULL pointer dereference


Update the affected kvm packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 42865

File Name: suse_11_1_kvm-091113.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/11/23

Modified: 2016/12/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 8.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kvm, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kvm-kmp-default, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kvm-kmp-pae, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kvm-kmp-trace, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 2009/11/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-3616, CVE-2009-3638, CVE-2009-3640

CWE: 20, 189, 399